Monday, July 09, 2007

Iraq fears Turkey troop build-up

Iraq says Turkey has 140,000 soldiers along its border, prompting fears of an incursion against Kurdish guerrillas.

Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari an ethnic Kurd himself, said his government was against any breach of Iraqi sovereignty.

He called for talks with Ankara to solve the issue.

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1 comment:

William said...

The Turks will do all they can to ferment trouble in Kurdistan to divert attention from their own internal troubles.